JUNE 2010

Cover Story and Featured Stories

Does the smell of poetry indeed drive people away? In the large noisy world that we all live in now, louder and louder music, with fewer and fewer words, fills our ears
Ratna Raman Delhi

Dalit films are inward-directed expressions of dissent, a chronicling of marginal lives with a searing sense of humiliation
Neerja Dasani Chennai

In CGnet Swara, a phone-based news platform, the tribals of Chhattisgarh have found a way to voice their grievances in their own language. But will they be heard?
Sadiq Naqvi Delhi

Bollyhop turns the street and open spaces into a magical spectacle with young bodies and hearts leaping out into ecstatic flames of dancing joy
Mehru Jaffer Vienna